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MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts: Falling Chinese demand, renewable transition putting serious pressure on coal

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Argonaut, Asia, Australia, Business, China, Clean Energy Transition, Columbia, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Europe, Exploitation, Exploration, Falling Coal Prices, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Helen Lau, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Jingtang, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pacific Basin, Russia, South Africa, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Analysts: Falling Chinese demand, renewable transition putting serious pressure on coal

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Slowing economic growth in China is weighing on demand expectations for thermal coal in the world’s biggest market for the fuel, while global moves towards cleaner energy are compounding problems arising from a glut in supply. This supply-demand tandem is likely to keep prices for coal […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: GE to close California gas generator 20 years early

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, california, California Energy Commission, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Gas Turbines, GE, General Electric, Global Economy, Industry, Inland Empire Energy Center, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, Transition  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: GE to close California gas generator 20 years early

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: General Electric Co. said on Friday it plans to demolish a large power plant it owns in California this year after only one-third of its useful life because the plant is no longer economically viable in a state where wind and solar supply a growing share […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: On the Blogs: Fracking has been a ‘disaster’ for investors, former industry executive says

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Innovation Center Institute, English, EQT, Exploitation, Exploration, fracking, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Marcellus Shale, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Shale Gas, Steve Schlotterbeck  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: On the Blogs: Fracking has been a ‘disaster’ for investors, former industry executive says

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis DeSmogBlog.com: Steve Schlotterbeck, who led drilling company EQT as it expanded to become the nation’s largest producer of natural gas in 2017, arrived at a petrochemical industry conference in Pittsburgh Friday morning with a blunt message about shale gas drilling and fracking. “The shale gas revolution has […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: National Grid says zero-carbon generation will top coal, gas in U.K. in 2019

By   /  June 25, 2019  /  AM-NC, Britain, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, John Pettigrew, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, National Grid, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, solar, Transition, U.K., Wind, Zero-Carbon Generation  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: National Grid says zero-carbon generation will top coal, gas in U.K. in 2019

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters: Britain, the birthplace of coal power, is set this year to use more electricity from zero-carbon sources such as wind, solar and nuclear than from fossil fuel plants for the first time, the country’s National Grid said on Friday. Britain was home to the world’s first […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Canadian government approves Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second time

By   /  June 21, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Canada, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, Justin Trudeau Canada Federal Court of Appeals, KB, Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil industry, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pipelines, Trans Mountain Pipeline  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Canadian government approves Trans Mountain pipeline expansion a second time

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis NPR: Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has given the green light for a second time to a $5.5 billion pipeline expansion that has attracted strong opposition from environmentalists and some indigenous groups. Trudeau, an ardent supporter of green energy, has found himself defending the 620-mile Trans Mountain […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: S&P: Coal demand could drop more than 200 million tons by 2022

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  AM-NC, Appalachia, Appalachian Coal, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Illinois Basin Coal, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Powder River Bain Coal, Powder River Basin Coal, Transition, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: S&P: Coal demand could drop more than 200 million tons by 2022

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): For the four weeks ending May 25, coal shipments averaged 13.9 million tons, modestly lower than the same period in 2018. Overall tonnage is back on track after a slow start to the quarter, driven by stable export markets and low fleet […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Analysis shows Trans Mountain Pipeline losing money

By   /  June 12, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Canada, Canada Development Investment Corp., Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, IEEFA in the news, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Pipelines, Robyn Allan, Tom Sanzillo, Trans Mountain Pipeline  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Analysis shows Trans Mountain Pipeline losing money

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Business in Vancouver: The Trans Mountain pipeline generated a massive loss in the first four months that it was owned by the Canadian public – or a small profit, depending on which economist or accountant you talk to, and which financial report you read. Annual financial statements […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Lawmakers criticize U.K. Export Finance Agency for funding fossil fuel projects

By   /  June 11, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Environment Audit Committee, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Coal Markets, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, Mary Creagh, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, U.K., U.K. Export Finance Agency  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Lawmakers criticize U.K. Export Finance Agency for funding fossil fuel projects

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Reuters:  Britain must stop financing fossil fuel projects abroad by 2021 as it undermines the nation’s efforts to combat climate change, a report by lawmakers said on Monday. The report, which targets financial support provided by the UK Export Finance (UKEF) agency, was published as Britain debates […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: State judge backs coal-to-gas conversion at Florida’s Big Bend plant

By   /  June 5, 2019  /  AM-NC, Big Bend Generating Station, Business, Coal-to-Gas Conversion, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Emera Inc., Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Florida, Francine Ffolkes, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Ron DeSantis, Scott Balfour, Tampa Electric Co., Transition, U.S. coal markets, US Coal Markets, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: State judge backs coal-to-gas conversion at Florida’s Big Bend plant

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis S&P Global Market Intelligence ($): A Florida administrative judge recommends that the state approve Tampa Electric Co.’s application to retire one of the Big Bend Generating Station’s units and repower another one with a new combined-cycle natural gas generator. Judge Francine M. Ffolkes filed a May 30 […]

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MIL-OSI Energy: Another natural gas project cancelled in California

By   /  June 4, 2019  /  AM-NC, Business, california, California Energy Commission, Calpine, Commodities, CTF, DJF, Economy, Energy, Energy Investment Trends, English, Exploitation, Exploration, Gas, Global Economy, Industry, Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, KB, MIL Oil-Energy Sector OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Economics, Mining Sector, Mission Rock Gas Plant, Natural Gas, News, Newsletter Daily, Newsletter News Weekly, Oil, Oil Rigs, Open Source Intel, Renewables, SCE, Transition, Utility trends  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Energy: Another natural gas project cancelled in California

Source: Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis Greentech Media: Independent power producer Calpine has abandoned plans to build a new natural-gas plant in Southern California, swelling the ranks of recently canceled fossil fuel plants in the state. The company withdrew its application for the Mission Rock plant in a letter to the California Energy […]

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